By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 18:17
Drug-free water-based gel treatment, Flexiseq, is found to alleviate joint pain and improve mobility in arthritis patients with no side-effects.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 22:42
When it comes to sports, why is it okay to taunt a fan of a rival team relentlessly? Why do we enjoy seeing those we envy or don't like suffer? This new study looks at how far people are willing to go to inflict pain upon someone they envy.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 10/26/2013 - 17:56
While greater physical health and quality of life are commonly associated with youth, a study of fibromyalgia patients found that younger patients living with the chronic pain disorder fared worse.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:00
Migraines are chronic headaches that can lead other illnesses as sufferers have difficulty dealing with the pain. A new study finds that one of these illnesses is depression.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 21:05
Women who were abused as children grew up to have sexual and emotional problems due to less growth in the regions of their brain that processed these traumas.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:59
A survey found that the majority of doctors would prescribe medical marijuana if the patient was elderly, had cancer, and suffered from immense pain.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 13:41
The results of two studies will help millions of people and save billions of dollars in healthcare expenditures.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:59
A new study has shown that an already-approved pill that has the active ingredient of marijuana, THC, can lower pain responses better and longer than smoking it.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:31
Scientists can now objectively assess a person’s pain levels from intense heat, with fMRI brain scans that identify a neural signature of how much it hurts.
By Amber Moore | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 10:26
Mindfulness meditation can help people with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and other types of chronic inflammation where psychological stress is known to contribute to pain.
By Amber Moore | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 09:56
New research has found why morphine, a pain reliever, increases pain in some patients.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 01/04/2013 - 12:07
Oxytocin helps women recover from chronic pain after childbirth.